Showcase Sunday (43)

Posted May 12, 2013 by Bonnie in Sunday Book Haul / 16 Comments

This week’s haul was a really good one! I got two review books that were huge surprises, two great library books, and I picked up some great looking books at my used bookstore.
What new book goodies did you get this week?
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Doll Bones by Holly Black {Purchase}
Killer on the Road by James Ellroy {Purchase}
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini {Purchase}
The Outcast by Sadie Jones {Purchase}
Holy Fools by Joanne Harris {Purchase}
The Antelope Wife by Louise Erdrich {Purchase}
Thornyhold by Mary Stewart {Purchase}
Indigo by Graham Joyce {Purchase}
From a Buick 8 by Stephen King {Purchase}
Empire Falls by Richard Russo {Purchase}



16 responses to “Showcase Sunday (43)

  1. Shelley

    Holy mother load! Where did you pick up all those awesome books? Doll Bones has been received very well by reviewers, I shall be keeping an eye out for your progress like I am with Fifth Grave! Have a great day, and a fantastic week!

  2. miss_bonnie13

    I'm very excited for Doll Bones! I've been on a total Middle Grade kick so I'm hoping I love this. The rest of them are from my local used bookstore… all of those books in that big ass pile cost me $5. lol I never want to move out of Reno solely because of that bookstore.

  3. miss_bonnie13

    My library is pretty damn amazing. If I get a request into them in time they'll pre-order stuff so it's there a day or two after publication. I can't remember the last time they denied a request too.
    My used bookstore is also pretty amazing… that huge pile of books only cost me $5. lol Once a month they have a 'bag sale' and you can fill a cloth bag for $5. Most of them are super beat up but usually you can find some decent ones. 🙂

  4. Maja

    GAME! I'm waiting for my Audible credit to get it. It's disgustingly expensive, but I really liked the narrator so I want to go for the audio again.
    Anyway, I can't WAIT to read it. It should be day after tomorrow.
    I totally want to read about The Tudors so I'll be o the lookout for your review of The Spanish Bride.

  5. You got a lot of books there, Bonnie! Have fun with Charley Davidson. I'm always cracking up when I read her novels! Enjoy your reads. 🙂

  6. Kara

    Doll Bones is at the library already? That was fast. You must have a really great library system. I really want to read that one. And yay for used bookstores! I don't really have a good one here though. I miss that.

  7. Wow! What a haul! I'm so excited for Dolly Bones. Last week I got Game at the library and I'm hoping I love it 🙂
    -Scott Reads It
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  8. miss_bonnie13

    All audiobooks are crazy expensive. lol Too bad my library doesn't have the audio, I may have gone that route.

  9. Oooh, you bought all the things. Looks like you had a fun shopping trip!

    Also, I've heard Darynda Jones' adult books are hilarious!
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  10. I recently got The Outcast myself — looking forward to hearing what you think about that one and also Joanne Harris' Holy Fools, since I have that unread on my shelf as well!
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